The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
For anyone under 30, the name “DeLorean” conjures images of the time machine from Back to the Future.
It was 85 years ago today that one of comics' most famous sailors made his debut . . . and spinach has never been the same.
We've already shown you 11 great librarian tattoos, but as I’m sure you can imagine, that is by no means the full extent of librarians with book-related ink.
Since 1978, the Sundance Film Festival has been a launching point for independent filmmakers and a staple of American cinema.
After realizing that there are a lot of taphophiles (cemetery and/or tombstone enthusiasts) out there, I’m finally putting my archive of interesting tombstones to good use.
In this week's episode of mental_floss on YouTube, The Gregory Brothers stop by to share a little music history.
Rather than forgive and forget, these wordsmiths used their poison pens to deliver a healthy dose of literary revenge.
Hey, want a 20-minute documentary from the '50s on how vinyl records are made? We've got one!
Some creators say a work of art is never finished, merely abandoned. Others would point out that seriously, these aren’t finished.
Most inscriptions favor fancy Latin proverbs and religious scripture, but sometimes people get creative.